Arts & Entertainment

Spotify: Add Adele, Enya to airplane travel playlist

For some people who have to travel by plane, Valium, listening to babbling brook soundscapes or finding a happy place just aren’t enough to quell fears of flying. If you’re one of those people,...

DATE: May 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Is ‘Idol’ still capable of launching a star?

Whether Candice Glover or Kree Harrison emerges victorious from tonight’s “American Idol” finale (FOX), she’ll have one substantial advantage over the show’s previous winners. Rather than wait...

DATE: May 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

‘American Idol’ winner’s album coming this summer

Fans of the new “American Idol” champion won’t have to wait as long as usual to get her album. In fact, they’ll be able to pre-order it immediately after Thursday’s finale, exclusively through...

DATE: May 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

‘The Voice’: Great steps, poor choices

NBC’s “The Voice” was hot Monday night ... because “The Voice” studio’s air conditioning wasn’t working. “They need to turn that back on, for real,” Usher said. “It’s so hot in here that sound...

DATE: May 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

‘Gatsby’ soundtrack is ambitious, not great

For his sure-to-be-fabulously-hip new take on “The Great Gatsby,” director Baz Luhrmann – collaborating with executive producer Jay-Z, executive music consultant Jeymes Samuel and executive music...

DATE: May 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Drug overdose suspected in death of Kriss Kross rapper

ATLANTA – The mother of rapper Chris Kelly told authorities in Atlanta her son became sick after taking cocaine and heroin on the night before he died, according to a police report. Kelly, half of...

DATE: May 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Singer George Jones is buried in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – For a guy who sang so many sad songs, George Jones left behind a lot of laughs.There was more humor than sadness at Jones’ funeral Thursday at the Grand Ole Opry House as...

DATE: May 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Choral Society to preview summer Europe excursion

Before 30 lucky members of Durango Choral Society head to Europe this summer for yet another tour of a lifetime, they’ll warm up on the locals. “I wanted to give the entire Choral Society and our...

DATE: April 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

iTunes celebrates a decade, faces new challenges

NEW YORK – When Apple launched its iTunes music store a decade ago amid the ashes of Napster, the music industry – reeling from the effects of online piracy – was anxious to see how the new music...

DATE: April 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Review: Martin’s banjo melds well with Brickell

Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, “Love Has Come For You” (Rounder Records) It’s clear from the opening line on the first song “When You Get To Asheville” that “Love Has Come For You” isn’t your...

DATE: April 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Singer Richie Havens dies at 72

NEW YORK – Richie Havens, who sang and strummed for a sea of people at Woodstock, has died of a heart attack Monday, his family said in a statement. He was 72. Havens, a folk singer and guitarist,...

DATE: April 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Big finale for local symphony

Big. That’s the adjective the season finale for the San Juan Symphony has inspired. From beginning to end, with a breath of elegant classicism in the middle, last Saturday’s concert earned the...

DATE: April 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

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